[LMB] Barrayaran Ranks and The problem of being related to Miles
jeffshultz at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 05:35:54 BST 2011
On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Katherine Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu>wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Harimad <harimad2001 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >> I don't see how Ivan's rank as captain could have been Navy-type captain
> >> (equivalent to Army colonel) either. He's too young and inexperienced.
> >> you remember the TV show M*A*S*H, the venerable Potter was a colonel.
> >> already read Ivan to be an Army-style captain.
> On Sep 6, 2011, at 2:54 PM, Jeff Shultz wrote:
> > Except that Miles aspired to the same rank... and it was definitely the
> > captain level of captain for him.
> I don't think so. Where's the textev? He talks about how petty and
> unimportant the promotion to captain is, even though he still wants it.
> Doesn't sound like a ship captain promotion to me.
I seem to remember his desire to beat - or at least equal - his father's
success at being the youngest captain... and then Admiral.... in the
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